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8 Hours Shore Excursion tour itinerary for Porto: Take An Excursion To Douro Valley

Porto

Winetour
Winetour Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
Shore
Shore Excursion Tour

Experience the historical Douro River and more spectacular scenery on this first demarcated region World wines. Head to Porto, an ephemeral part of Portugal, to take in the essence of this wonderful city.

DAY 01

Program Itinerary

  • Leave the city of Porto, toward the Douro valley, a unique place where the combination of climate, river, grapes and man's effort gave rise to the first demarcated region, for the production of Port wine. Picturesque location, verdant landscapes and lush nature, is what you will come across at the first glance.

  • The first stop will be at the charming town of Amarante. This ancient town is filled with fine Romanesque architecture. While there, you will visit, the 16th-century Monastery of São Goncalo, on the banks of the river, as well as the lovely Roman Bridge.

  • Leave Amarante toward the Douro valley, passing through Peso da Regua,  and you will arrive in Pinhao.

  • First, visit the traditional train station, adorned with historic tiles depicting the culture of the region.

  • After lunch,  embark on a traditional Riverboat (Rebelo at Pinhão ) and more spectacular scenery. Or you will continue this wine tour at the famous award-winning winery of Sandeman Quinta do Seixo.

  • 135 EUR Per Adult
  • Guiding service.

  • Transportation in a Private Luxury car or van, with air-conditioned and free Wi-Fi.

  • All insurance required by the Tourism of Portugal.

  • Bottled water.

  • Wine Tasting at Quinta do Seixo Sandeman , situated in the sub-region of the Upper Corgo River, in the heart of the Douro Demarcated Region, covers an area of 99 hectares, 65 of which are vineyards. It is one of Sogrape Vinhos' largest estates in the region, produces Port wine and Douro DOP and is equipped with the most advanced wine-making technology. It is possible to watch the robotic wine presses at work in the cellars.

  • Lunch.

  • River Cruise.

  • Any personal expenses. (bottles of wine, drinks, souvenirs, snacks)

  • Location options: Address or Intersection upon Traveler's request, Airport, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Rail or Bus Station.

  • Estimated Local Cash Needed.

  • Local Cash: 40.

  • Local Currency: €.

Porto

Winetour
Winetour Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
Shore
Shore Excursion Tour
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Contributed By

Paulo Alexandre

starting from
EUR 135
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

This tour is offered throughout the year on the following days of the week.

  • Monday
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